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Jun 16
House Resolution 414: Empowering African Americans and Black Business Owners

House Resolution 414 (H.Res.414) is a significant legislative proposal that aims to address key issues affecting African Americans and Black business owners. This resolution, introduced on June 5, 2023, highlights critical areas such as economic empowerment, access to capital, and systemic inequalities that have long hindered the progress of Black communities in the United States.

Jun 13
Event — Elevate Your Business at the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Business Symposium

Join the Black Chamber Fort Wayne for the second annual Juneteenth Business Symposium from June 18-22, 2024! This dynamic event is designed to empower African American and other business owners in southeast Fort Wayne, fostering economic growth and community prosperity.

Apr 14
Event — Save the Date: Join the Black Chamber at Parkview Field for Business & Baseball!

Exciting news! Black Chamber Fort Wayne is teaming up with the Fort Wayne Tin Caps for a night of community outreach and fun at Parkview Field. Save the date for an unforgettable evening on Tuesday, April 23rd.

Apr 05
Build Institute Entrepreneur Education Course

Empower your entrepreneurial journey with our Build Entrepreneur Education Program. Walk away with a solid business plan and the skills to succeed in the competitive business

Mar 21
The SEED Business Grant Program 2024 – Now Accepting Application

The program provides funding of up to $5,000 to eligible businesses.

Feb 29
The Dyer Foundation Grant Program – Accepting Application – March 6, 2024

Qualifying Black-owned businesses in Greater Fort Wayne with annual revenues less than $1 million can apply for grants in amounts of up to $25,000.

Jan 13
Martin Luther King Jr’s Economic Legacy: From Dreams to Business 

Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963, which became one of the defining moments of the Civil Rights Movement. In his speech, King highlighted the economic injustice faced by black Americans. He compared America to a bad check that has been returned and marked with “insufficient funds,” emphasizing […]

Dec 24
Event — Black Chamber Fort Wayne Holiday Party — December 26, 2023

Join us December 26, 2023 at the Chase Bank Auditorium from 5:30pm – 8:30pm Located in the AEP Building on the 2nd Floor Black Chamber Fort Wayne will hold its Holiday Party at the Chase Bank Auditorium (101 E. Washington Blvd.). We will welcome our members, partners, sponsors and friends to meet with us, share […]

Nov 07
New Pontiac Street Market Opening Brings Economic Promise to Southeast Fort Wayne

A significant milestone in the revitalization of the southeast side of Fort Wayne was celebrated with the grand opening of the Pontiac Street Market on November 6, 2023. Located at 918 E. Pontiac St., this full-service grocery store aims to provide fresh, healthy, and affordable food to the residents of a historically underserved area. Economic […]

Sep 18
How To: Create Your Listing for Our Online Business Directory

[Members-Only] A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Your Business Directory Listing(s) on the Black Chamber Fort Wayne website.